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Philip H. Yasuhara

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Nov. 8, 2012
Philip H. Yasuhara, 78, of Des Moines, Wash., a retired Northwest Airlines purser and a veteran of the Marine Corps and Air Force, died in Des Moines. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kei, brother Raymond and sister Mari Kirby. Interment: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Dec. 7.

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Ellen Haruye Eguchi

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Nov. 22, 2012
Ellen Haruye Eguchi, 87, of Waialua died in Lorenzo Care Home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Karen. Private services.

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Setsuo Naito

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Nov. 28, 2012
Setsuo “Strong Boy” Naito, 87, of Aiea, a retired construction foreman at Oahu Construction and J.M. Tanaka Construction, and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Misae, son Carl S., daughter Kathleen K.N. Morimoto, sisters Hanako Okazaki and Dorothy Tsutsumi, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Lena Gomes

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Dec. 10, 2012
Lena Gomes, 95, of Makaha, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband John Sr., sons Ronald M. and John Jr., sister Marjorie Duncan, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lawrence De Mello Perreira

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Dec. 12, 2012
Lawrence De Mello Perreira, 59, of Honolulu, a National Guardsman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Kaulana and Kamealoha Kaneakua, daughter Kaimimoku, brother Frank Jr., sisters Bernadette Santos and Geraldine Fraticelli, and 13 grandchildren. For service information, call Bula Kaneakua at 227-6158.

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Walter Beh Herter Jr.

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Walter Beh Herter Jr., 76, of Prattsburgh, N.Y., a civil engineer in California and for Blades and Mercury Aircraft in Hammondsport, N.Y., and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Cincinnati. He is survived by wife Betty Lou, sons W. Beh III and John R., sister Judy H. Moore and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Hammondsport. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Pulteney (N.Y.) Fire Department, Pulteney Library and St. James Episcopal Church in Hammonds-port, N.Y.

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Dean Wesley Ponggan

Posted On December 19th, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Dean Wesley Ponggan, 66, of Hilo, a retired HPM truck driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Mel J. and Malcolm Lehano, and Charles “BooBoo” Fenenbock; daughter Melanie Lehano; sisters Collen Weza and Deanna Kanuha; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Berean Bible Church, 402 Lama St. Services: 11 a.m.

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Herbert K. Nishii

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
Herbert K. “Monty” Nishii, 81, of Aiea, a retired heavy equipment mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myrtle, son Herbert S., daughter Stephanie N. Budar, brother Moses and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Carl Alexander Heoulumanawaokalani Hanohano

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Carl Alexander Heoulumanawaokalani Hanohano, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American World Airways ramp manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Carlette Luka and Carlene Bautista; brothers Edwin, Edgar, Henry, Louise, William, Harry and Phillip; sisters Maude Nakila, Esther Lum and Stella Judd; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Yolanda Leialoha Sanchez

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Yolanda Leialoha Sanchez
Dec. 9, 2012

Yolanda Leialoha Sanchez, 62, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank customer service representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward G. “Eddie”; sons Jory E. and Justin V.K.; mother Cecilia L. Teixeira; brother John A. Gasper; sisters Luana R. Stafford, Yvonne L. Gasper and Lucianne K. Lagapa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Betty Hisako Hata

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Betty Hisako Hata, 85, of Honolulu, a state retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yozo, daughter Leonore S. and a grandchild. Private services.

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George L. Shepard

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
George L. Shepard, 80, of Wahiawa, an Air Force retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Gully, Minn. He is survived by sons Stewart and Richard, daughter Peggy, brother William, companion Gloria Lazo and five grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Alma K. Hieda

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 22, 2012
Alma K. Hieda, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Sida Taxi Co. office assistant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kevin; daughter Kimberly; mother Frances K. Nishizaki; brothers Mervin, Ronald and Gary Matsumura; sisters Carol Shigenaga and Sandy Matsumoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sophie Steinberg

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Sophie Steinberg, 100, of Kailua died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughters Sheila Schneiderman and Ellen DeGomar, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services to be held in New Jersey.

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Lenard Kalua Kaniho

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Lenard Kalua Kaniho, 57, of Waimea, Hawaii, a security guard, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers John Jr., Vernon Sr. and Brent; and sister Lenora Hussain. Celebration of life: noon Sunday at Spencer Beach Park pavilion, Kawaihae, Hawaii. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

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Dionisio Tolentino

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 9, 2012
Dionisio Tolentino, 94, of Lanai City, a Dole Pineapple Plantation foreman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Magsingal, Philippines. He is survived by wife Natividad; sons William and Adam; daughters Evelyn Calbero, Bessie and Viki Tolentino, and Vida Uratani; sisters Maxima Igmin and Eugenia Sanchez; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts, Lanai City. No flowers.

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Paul William Kath

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Paul William Kath, 66, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and retired hospital corpsman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Fergus Falls, Minn. He is survived by wife Hanna E.; sons Brian K. and Mark Toomey, and Robert Elarco; daughters Michelle Russell and Sandra Gusman; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held. Inurnment: 1 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Suemi Yamauchi

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 9, 2012
Suemi “Sue” Yamauchi, 94, of Hilo, a retired baker at the former S.H. Kress Store in Hilo, former Job Corps cook and owner of Sue’s Place restaurant, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters May F. Takushi and Joyce J. Okuna, sisters Michiko Kunimoto and Natsu Shimada, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Matilda Kaimi Ah Su Wong Kealoha

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 21, 2012
Matilda Kaimi Ah Su Wong Kealoha, 89, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Jonathan, Paul, Lawrence, Samuel, John and David; 25 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Alice Hanayo Lovell

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 20, 2012
Alice Hanayo Lovell, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Wailana Coffee House manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by daughter Sharon Bryant; stepsons Richard and Dennis; stepdaughters Rosalie Matsunaga, Carolyn Yamada and Charlotte Nuz; brother Yasuo Taguchi; sister Aiko Tamayei; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Refreshments to follow. Inurnment to follow refreshments at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Purple attire. No flowers.

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Peter Preza Alimboyoguen

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 25, 2012
Peter Preza Alimboyoguen, 84, of Honolulu, a farmer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Venancia; sons Renato, Jaime, Edward, Arnold, Santos and Arthur; daughters Vilma Rafanan and Loida Yamamoto; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maria Luisa Magtoto

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 4, 2012
Maria Luisa “Loise” Magtoto, 51, of Waipahu, a medical assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Nick Jr., son Nikko Marion B., daughter Nerissa Mae B., parents Dionicio and Bernardina Bayudan, brother Dionicio Bayudan and sister Maria Loreta Eda. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Lucas Kawaielelani Andrade

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 2, 2012
Lucas Kawaielelani Andrade, 18, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a student, died. He was born in Ocean View. He is survived by mother Jeanne and brother Dustin. Visitation: 1 p.m. today at Ocean View Evangelical Community Church. Services: 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery.

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Dianne Marie Naihe

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Dianne Marie Naihe, 53, of Ukapia, Kauai, a teacher, social worker and Joe’s on the Green waitress, died. She was born in Cherry Point, N.C. She is survived by husband Charles A.; sons Mahi‘ai R., Lawai‘a E. and Pahoa M. Naihe, and Ihe Maikalani; father John J. McCarthy; brothers Brian, Paul and Michael McCarthy; sisters Karen Edmondson and Carol Montgomery; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Anahola Beach Park; surfboards welcome.

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Sylvia S. Arita

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 3, 2012
Sylvia S. Arita, 64, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Douglas M., Wallace M. and Ronald K.; and sisters Harriet H. Teraoka and Carroldine K. Lai. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Wainaku Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 445 Kulana Road, Paukaa, Hawaii. Services: 5:30 p.m.

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Shizue Nakanishi

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Shizue “Beatrice” Nakanishi, 94, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retiree, died at home. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glenn; daughters Charlotte Yuen, Diane Imada and Carol Nakanishi; brothers Harold Y. Tomi and Harry Y. Tome; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Jesse J. Baugh Jr.

Posted On December 18th, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Jesse J. Baugh Jr., 55, of Waianae died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Renee; sons Kaipo and Kainalu Monis; daughters Mililani Levy, Momilani Makaila and Kuuipo McCallum; brothers Ricky Teixeira and Larry Baugh; sister Coke Acosta; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kim Kawahineokalanikiekieloa NapoleonNae‘ole

Posted On December 17th, 2012 -

Dec. 9, 2012
KimKawahineokalanikiekieloaNapoleonNae‘ole,50,ofLaiedied.ShewasborninTorrance,Calif.SheissurvivedbyhusbandHerbert;sonsNakiaandNakapa‘ahu;daughterKanani;brothersKennethFurchnerandTitusandRobertNapoleon;sistersKeriNapoleon,AnaleiSamaseiaandMaileSiatunu‘u;andtwograndchildren.Visitation:9a.m.SaturdayattheChurchofJesusChristofLatter-daySaints,LaieNorthStake,backchapel.Services:11:15a.m.Burial:1p.m.atLaieCemetery.Flowerswelcome.

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JudithLynn Schutte

Posted On December 17th, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Judith Lynn Schutte, 67, of Hauula, an office clerk, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughters Lynn and Robin Schutte and Lukika Pelaez; brother Paul Kontur; sisters Pam Kontur, Janet Jezewski, Sandy Childress and Barbara Fernandez; and eight grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. Jan. 19 at Punaluu Beach Park. Flowers welcome.

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Jean Hatsuko Shido

Posted On December 17th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
JeanHatsuko Shido, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Edward Sultan sales demonstrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Karen; brothers Richard and Kenneth Sakai; sisters Doris Tagawa, Grace Komoda, Alice Miyake and MayLaughlin; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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